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Haredi Jews can get what they want -- Here's How

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Submitted by Mark Werfel (United States), Feb 6, 2014 at 11:30

As an alternative to service in the IDF, and given they're anti-Zionist because Hashem should restore Our People (them) to the Promised Land, why not transfer Haredim to Ramallah or a similar location? This could be for a short while as a learning exercise. Maybe just their spiritual leaders alone, given these are more intent and knowledgeable about what Hashem wants, and would surely see this as consistent with their prior views..

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Good idea, but let's recognize that not all Haredim are anti-Zionist and start with Naturei Karta.

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